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Farooq Abdullah says politics is not bad but politicians can be, claims every election since Independence has divided India
India

Farooq Abdullah says politics is not bad but politicians can be, claims every election since Independence has divided India

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said that "politics is not bad but politicians can be bad".

Are Pakistani politicians worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts, asks Islamabad's interior minister Ahsan Iqbal
World

Are Pakistani politicians worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts, asks Islamabad's interior minister Ahsan Iqbal

Are Pakistani politicians worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts? This was Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal's strange query as he attacked Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar for allegedly exceeding his brief

From Amit Shah to Mamata Banerjee, uncivilised remarks and arrogance of power define Indian politicians
Politics

From Amit Shah to Mamata Banerjee, uncivilised remarks and arrogance of power define Indian politicians

BJP chief Amit Shah recently defended the callousness of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh after scores of children died in a hospital in Gorakhpur, saying, this was not the first time it had happened in India

When Crime Pays is Milan Vaishnav's unflinching look at criminality in Indian politics
Life

When Crime Pays is Milan Vaishnav's unflinching look at criminality in Indian politics

Milan Vaishnav’s book 'When Crime Pays' studies the rise of criminals in India’s political circles, their sustenance and worrying popularity, and how (if at all) this crime-politics nexus can be defeated

Vinay Katiyar's sexist remarks: Time to make these anti-women politicians an extinct species
India

Vinay Katiyar's sexist remarks: Time to make these anti-women politicians an extinct species

What stops the BJP from simply asking Katiyar to put in his resignation. He has clearly said he has nothing to apologise for…even when given that opportunity. So he believes that women in politics are merely flowers in a vase.

Bengaluru molestation: Forget women's clothes, it's the social psyche that needs cure
India

Bengaluru molestation: Forget women's clothes, it's the social psyche that needs cure

Soon after the Bengaluru incident, Karnataka's home minister, no lesson, told a TV channel "such incidents do happen on New Year's eve and on Christmas."

Panama Papers: Why don't we show the same irreverence to dishonest celebrities as crooked netas?
India

Panama Papers: Why don't we show the same irreverence to dishonest celebrities as crooked netas?

Yet, the Panama Papers, the 2.6 terabytes of data or over 11 million documents that have been leaked from Mossack’s secretive offices containing information about 214,500 companies in 21 offshore jurisdictions and names of over 14,000 middlemen such as banks and law firms with whom the law firm has allegedly worked, are still a revelation.

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passes away; Modi, Sonia condole death
Politics

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passes away; Modi, Sonia condole death

Veteran Congress leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passed away in New Delhi on Wednesday.

'Gandhis do not work for a living': Is Arun Jaitley breaking the Indian netas' omerta?
Politics

'Gandhis do not work for a living': Is Arun Jaitley breaking the Indian netas' omerta?

In an obvious reference to Swaraj’s daughter working as a lawyer to the bad Modi, Jaitley accused the Gandhis of not doing any work for a living.

My sincere services for Cong never appreciated: Shashi Tharoor writes to Sonia Gandhi
Politics

My sincere services for Cong never appreciated: Shashi Tharoor writes to Sonia Gandhi

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, who was recently snubbed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, has complained to her that his "sincere" services to the party have "neither been seen nor appreciated".

Badal Inc: Punjab CM's family wealth knows no limit
Politics

Badal Inc: Punjab CM's family wealth knows no limit

In just five years, the extended family of Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal has grown its wealth enormously. Did the family use its poiltical clout to further its business prospects?

Rs 3 cr in 30 seconds: Here is why I-T sleuths should slap a notice on BJP MP Poonam
Business

Rs 3 cr in 30 seconds: Here is why I-T sleuths should slap a notice on BJP MP Poonam

Poonam Madam, the BJP MP from Jamnagar, Gujarat, managed to get a whopping Rs 3 crore in 30 seconds at a Bhagwat Katha function in Verawal where she danced for a few minutes.

Sri Lanka elections: This is what Indian netas should learn from fall of Mahinda Rajapaksa
World

Sri Lanka elections: This is what Indian netas should learn from fall of Mahinda Rajapaksa

The rise and fall of Mahinda Rajapaksa is a fascinating tale, and holds some important lessons for Indian politicians. Here are a few

PM Modi's call for SMART cops: Why Indian police needs tough love
India

PM Modi's call for SMART cops: Why Indian police needs tough love

Police cannot become SMART themselves, but have to be set free by politicians. Modi’s call, therefore, should have been addressed to the Indian politicians.

Why Chiranjeevi video should be a warning to people of privilege
Life

Why Chiranjeevi video should be a warning to people of privilege

Actor-turned-minister Chiranjeevi trended on social media on Wednesday and continued to be the subject of Facebook shares on Thursday. Not for any political-breakthrough for his party, the Congress, or for any of his legendary dance steps; but for being at the receiving end of the ire of a common man.

15th Parliament: The curious case of ill-mannered Indian MPs
Politics

15th Parliament: The curious case of ill-mannered Indian MPs

Not only was, for the first time, the Lok Sabha telecast blacked out (the reason is still being debated), it was also the most disrupted Lok Sabha session in the history of independent India.

In election year, a wake up call from World Bank for India's politicians
Economy

In election year, a wake up call from World Bank for India's politicians

The report has a clear message for Indian policy makers and implementers - global headwinds can be met head on if the domestic economy is strong. That will mean far more responsible behaviour than they are used to. Will that be possible? Or is the Indian economy doomed to go into reverse gear?

No, Firstpost, PR for politicians is a non-starter
India

No, Firstpost, PR for politicians is a non-starter

Amith Prabhu lists six reasons why PR for politicians is a non-starter in current times.

UP minister says 'ok to steal a little', then blames media
Politics

UP minister says 'ok to steal a little', then blames media

The UP minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader alleged that only part of the statements he made had been released in order to malign his reputation.